• Wineries in Illinois

    Northern Illinois Wine Trail

    Any time of the year is a perfect time to check out the wineries along the Northern Illinois Wine Trail!

  • There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

    Lodging Lincoln Way Inn Franklin Grove

    There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

  • Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Traveling Exhibit

    Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

  • A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

    Chicago Skyline

    A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

  • Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

    Road Trip Time

    Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

  • Nothing says Autumn like pumpkins!

    Autumn Harvest time

    Nothing says Autumn like pumpkins!

  • Take the family to Jonamac Orchard in Malta

    Jonamac Orchard

    Take the family to Jonamac Orchard in Malta

  • Beauty of the Autumn Season

    Beauty of the Autumn Season

    Beauty of the Autumn Season

  • Things in DeKalb – Vintage

    My Favorite Things in DeKalb

    Get out and do a little shopping for a few hours or a few days in the Chicago & Beyond Region!

  • Chicago Museums

    Joliet Historical Museum

    Engage your brain at one of the many different museums located in Northern Illinois!

  • Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford - Chicago Attractions

    Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford

    Want to feel like you are in the tropics! Then Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford is the place to be!

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

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Caledonia, IL

  • Angelic Organics Learning Center

    We offer public and custom programs for children, adults, and families on our beautiful, organic farm to help build the local food system. Whether its a day camp or a cheesemaking workshop, participants gain hands-on experience preparing farm-fresh food, from field to table, while learning about organic agriculture and the whole farm system in the process. The Learning Center also offers farmer training and support to beginning farmers and facilitates Youth-led urban agriculture projects in Chicago and Rockford.

    1547 Rockton Road, Caledonia, IL 61011
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  • Kinnikinnick Farm

    An established, certified organic farm that sells produce directly to Chicago chefs and farmers market customers.But the farm also is a popular attraction for one another reason – “glamping” – otherwise known as upscale camping. In a partnership with a cooperative of farm-stay locations called Feather Down Farms, Kinnikinnick offers five 480 square-foot feather down luxury tents for people to rent out.Tents sleep up to five adults and one child. Candles and firewood also are supplied. Guests will have access to the communal chicken coop, where they can collect eggs; the animal paddock, where children can get up close to farm animals; communal showers; and The Farm Larder/Honesty Shop. All tents feature grills and wood-burning stoves for quick, do-it-yourself meals.

    21123 Grade School Road, Caledonia, IL 61011
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  • McEachran Homestead

    The McEachran Homestead is officially recognized by the State of Illinois as a Sesquicentennial Farm. Produces corn and soybeans, as well as garden produce, grapes and raspberries. In addition to our traditional line of preserves and fresh produce, we have our own line of grape and fruit wines. Barn is available for rent for special events - our staff can prepare your meals for you. Please watch for special wine tasting nights and special events going on at the winery.

    1917 Wyman School Road, Caledonia, IL 61011
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  • Paulson's Agriculture Museum

    With over 700 cast iron implement seats, 50 antique tractors, windmills, and antique washing machines; you will find it hard to see it all in one visit!

    6910 Belvidere Road, Caledonia, IL 61011
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  • Side by Side Cycle

    Rent side-by-side cycles, bicycles and child trailers for use on area recreation trails. Located along the Long Prairie Trail in Boone County.

    142 West Main Street, Caledonia, IL 61012
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  • The Pumpkin Patch

    Face painting, mounds of pumpkins, a haunted shed, pony rides, stagecoach rides for adults and a barn full of unique gifts, foods and costumes. Open mid-September through October 31.

    3178 Route 173, Caledonia, IL 61011
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  • True Colors Alpaca Farm

    At True Colors Alpaca Farm we raise breed and board rare and elegant suri alpacas. Purchase hand-spun fiber. Whether you want to visit the farm for fun with your family or interesting in raising alpacas for yourself, please give a call and schedule a visit. We welcome visitors throughout the year!

    14718 Illinois Route 76, Caledonia, IL 61011
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  • Wind Ridge Herb Farm

    Test your green thumb at this herb shop and garden. Container herb gardens, stepping stones and garden statues and more.

    466 Quail Trap Road, Caledonia, IL 61011
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Calumet City , IL

  • River Oaks Center

    Boast more than 130 specialty stores and eateries. Department stores include Macy's, Carson Pirie Scott, JCPenney, and Sears.

    96 River Oaks Center, Calumet City , IL 60409
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Calumet Park , IL

  • Calumet City Historical Society & Museum

    Exhibits of local interest.

    760 Wentworth Avenue, Calumet Park , IL 60409
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  • River Oaks Center

    Anchored by Macy's, Carson Pirie Scott, JC Penney and Sears department stores. River Oaks Center boasts more than 130 specialty stores and eateries.

    96 River Oaks Center, Calumet Park , IL 60409
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Capron, IL

  • Beaver Creek Golf Course

    Where nine is fine! Soft spikes required at this scenic nine-hole golf course. Full service snack bar and full service bar.

    815-569-2427 | http://golfthebeaver.com/
    16919 LeRoy Center Road, Capron, IL 61012
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  • Boberosa Barnworks

    Set in the rural countryside, not too far away, lies the antique shop called Boberosa Barnworks. Within its walls Boberosa Barnworks contains an eclectic selection of Antiques, including Primitives, Collectibles, Farm, Furniture and Accents for your home. Plus a wonderful selection of Handmade Birdhouses and other Creations.

    815-569-9985 | http://boberosa.com/
    11245 Route 173, Capron, IL 61012
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  • Long Prairie Trail

    This 14.6-mile paved recreational trail winds past the Northern Boon County towns of Caledonia, Capron, and Poplar Grove.

    South of Route 173, Capron, IL 61012
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Carol Stream, IL

  • Burnswick Zone

    Indoor recreation facility specializing in corporate parties, meetings, team building activities, and special activities.

    170 West North Avenue, Carol Stream, IL 60188
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  • Coral Cove Water Park

    Dive into this beach-themed water park with 2 tall tube slides, drop-slides, diving well, walk-in swimming pool, splash ‘n spray, playground, sand play area and a cafe.

    630-784-6100 | http://csparks.org
    849 West Lies Road, Carol Stream, IL 60188
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Carpentersville, IL

  • Dolphin Cove

    Relax while your child enjoys our interactive water, sand, and play area. Fun activities for all ages with our body slides and tube slides.

    847-836-7946 | http://dtpd.org/
    Routes 25 and 68, Carpentersville, IL 60110
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Cary, IL

  • Lake Julian Trout Farm

    Over 60 years of family fishing fun. Includes the Trout Pond and the Big Lake for the best in recreational fishing, bait shop and picnic facilities.

    847-639-3734 | http://lakejulian.com/
    65 South Route 14, Cary, IL 60013
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Cedar Point, IL

  • Cedar Creek Ranch

    Horseback riding stables includes public trail rides, boarding, birthday parties and holiday rides.

    249 East Illinois Route 71, Cedar Point, IL 61316
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Cedarville, IL

  • Cedarville Historical Museum

    This museum in the village's 1889 school features a permanent exhibit honoring Cedarville native, Jane Addams, an internationally famous humanitarian and social work pioneer who founded Chicago's Hull House and won the Nobel Peace Prize.

    450 West Second Street, Cedarville, IL 61013
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  • Fenwood Aquaculture

    Adjacent to Jane Addams Recreation Trail between Cedarville and OrangevillePond and creek fishing, nature trails with a grass surface, boating, sightseeing, picnic areas, playground, shelter and primitive camping. No fishing license is required.

    West Richland Road, Cedarville, IL 61013
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  • Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

    The Center is located within McKinley Woods and nestled among oak trees where the Des Plaines DuPage and Kankakee Rivers meet to form the Illinois River. It offers a stunning view of the outdoors and peaceful surroundings for conferences, banquets and meetings. Visitors to Four Rivers also can enjoy the 60-mile I&M Canal State Trail as well as a one-mile loop trail along the river.

    25055 West Walnut Lane, Cedarville, IL 61013
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  • Jane Addams Burial Site

    Jane Addams, founder of Chicago's Hull House and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is buried in this lovely old hillside cemetery.

    Cedarville Cemetery on Mill Street, Cedarville, IL 61013
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  • Jane Addams Burial Site

    Jane Addams and her family are buried in this lovely old hillside cemetery.

    Cedarville Cemetery, Mill Street, Cedarville, IL 61013
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  • Prairie Bluff Golf Course

    Ranked as a five star course in Chicagoland Golf Magazine. Situated on 166 rolling, wooded acres, it hosts an incredible 18 hole of championship golf on a setting seldom seen in the Chicagoland area. From the mounded, links-style first hole, to the tree lined 18th, it has it all including elevation changes, lakes, bunkers and wetlands.

    24355 West Bluff Road, Cedarville, IL 61013
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Chadwick, IL

  • Livengood's Barn

    Livengood's Barn is Northwest Illinois' newest way to celebrate life's major events! With a renovated two-level barn, open lawn and quaint pond, this site has everything you are looking for in a rustic, intimate event. Located on 20 acres of rolling hills south of Chadwick, Illinois. The property is home to three barns, the middle of which has been remodeled for special events. Measuring at 36' x 50', there is 1,800 square feet on each level. The downstairs of the barn includes two dressing rooms and bathrooms as well as open space for guests. The second level of the barn is adored for its simplicity and charm. All original beams and barn boards show through, giving it the perfect rustic feel for your event. The possibilities of how you celebrate your special event are endless. However you see your day happening, Livengood's Barn is here to help! Special pricing for opening season in 2015!! Please visit our website below to look around and see what is available! For more information, please contact Kali Livengood

    21647 Thomson Road, Chadwick, IL 61014
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Channahon, IL

  • Channahon State Park

    The official trailhead for the I&M Canal State Trail. Biking, picnicking, camping, fishing, canoeing and restored Locktenders House.

    815-467-4271 | http://dnr.illinois.gov/
    Story Street, Channahon, IL 60410
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  • Dollinger Family Farm

    This farm has fall decorations, farm animals and a petting zoo, hayrides, a corn maze, honey products available for purchase, and a haunted barn, which is open during the Halloween season.

    7502 East Hansel Road, Channahon, IL 60410
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  • Heritage Bluffs Golf Course

    Par 72 course names of the "Best Places to Play" by Golf Digest.

    24355 West Bluff Road, Channahon, IL 60410
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  • Lake Shokakana Recreation

    Swimming, fishing (stocked), boat rental, live-bait rental.

    24531 South Ford Road, Channahon, IL 60410
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Cherry Valley, IL

  • Baumann Park and Historic Downtown

    Beautiful 110 acre park with a 15 acre lake, adjacent to Kishwaukee River. One mile recreation path around the lake, playground equipment, tennis courts, basketball court and picnic facilities. Pavilion and gazebo rental available, and a baseball diamond. Within walking distance to Historic Downtown Cherry Valley.

    815-332-7144 | http://cherryvalley.org/
    300 South Walnut Street, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • CherryVale Mall

    The region's largest enclosed shopping center with more than 130 stores featuring Macy's, Sears, Bergner's and JC Penney, and a large food court.

    7200 Harrison Avenue, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • Earl F. Elliot Park & Golf Course

    This 18-hole championship course has 6,393 yards of rolling terrain, large trees, and spacious greens. Par is 72. A special feature is the lighted driving range which is open evenings. Clubhouse and snack shop.

    888 South Lyford Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • Historic Downtown Cherry Valley

    A brick main street, lined by green turn-of-the-century street lamps. Cherry Valley's downtown district is home to numerous eating establishments, gifts shops, and other businesses. 110-acre park with 15-acre lake along the beautiful Kishwaukee River.

    815-332-7144 | http://cherryvalley.org/
    Downtown Cherry Valley, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • Magic Waters Waterpark

    Have waves of fun at Illinois' favorite family water park. New speed slides are thrilling, daring and the tallest attraction at the park. Ride in the Typhoon Terror! Try our family changing rooms and bath house, luau lanes shaded picnic areas, and an expanded Cabana Village.

    7820 CherryVale North Boulevard, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • Newburg Village Golf Club

    One of the area's newest 9-hole facilities, featuring a clubhouse and snack shop. Located on the former site of the village of Newburg, it was voted the area's best greens.

    253 Club House Drive, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • The Cherry Bowl

    Headquarters of the Pro Women's Bowling Association. 32-lane bowling center, snack bar, lounge, video arcade, private banquet facilities. Family fun for all ages.

    7171 Cherry Vale North Boulevard, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • Valley Orchard

    Open in July for u-pick raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Open September through mid-November featuring several varieties of apples, raspberries, 100% pure cider, donuts, honey, a wide variety of jams, salsas, etc. Pumpkins, mums, an assortment of squash and much more.

    811 East State Street, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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  • Winnebago County Forest Preserves

    Right in the heart of Cherry Valley is a beautiful corridor of forest preserves offering scenery, wildlife and diverse recreational opportunities, and some of the county's most interesting geologic features such as forests, wetlands, and prairie openings. Five forest preserves comprising 2,167 acres, border the Kishwaukee River. Rated as the most pristine river in the State of Illinois.

    Cherry Valley Downtown, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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Chicago, IL

  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum

    This first planetarium built in the Western Hemisphere featuring exhibits on astronomy, space exploration, telescopes, navigation and a special Sky Show.

    1300 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
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  • Art Institute of Chicago

    One of the world's leading art museums houses one of the largest collections of French Impressionism masterpieces, as well as extensive collections of Asian, African, and ancient American art, sculptures and photography

    312-443-3600 | http://artic.edu/
    Michigan Avenue at Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603
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  • Avenue Hotel & Suites Chicago


    160 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Broadway in Chicago

    Broadway in Chicago brings Broadway's biggest shows to Chicago's finest theaters.

    24 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60602
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  • Carlton Inn Midway


    4944 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Chicago Architecture Foundation

    Offering more than 70 different tours and diverse activities including the official architecture River Cruise, daily loop walking tours, bus tours and special events

    224 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60604
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  • Chicago Children's Museum

    Offers 3 floors of interactive learning adventures for toddlers to 10 yr. olds. Kids can learn how to work with water, design a flying machine, explore life in the Playmaze, and work on a dinosaur expedition.

    Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60605
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  • Chicago Cultural Center

    Chicago's architectural showplace for the lively and visual arts with many daily programs and exhibitions. Free.

    76 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Chicago History Museum

    The nation's premier urban history museum features an impressive collection of exhibits centered on Chicago, Illinois and selected areas of American history.

    Clark Street at North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
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  • Chicago Neighborhood Tours

    Discover a unique way to enjoy the feel and flavor of Chicago's exciting and diverse communities with half-day bus excursions that take an in-depth look at the traditions, stories, and people of this great American city.

    76 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602
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  • Chicago Skydeck

    Experience the panoramic view of Chicago from the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower.

    312-875-9696 | http://theskydeck.com/
    233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    With over 200 performances and events every year, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is an internationally known talent.

    230 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60604
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  • DuSable Museum

    African American heritage museum filled with exhibits and work by educators, artists, historians, and civic leaders.

    773-947-0600 | http://dusablemuseum.org/
    740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637
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  • ESPN Zone

    Sports themed dining and entertainment. Main complex featuring 10,000 square feet of interactive games, dining and the ultimate in sports viewing.

    312-644-3776 | http://espnzone.com/
    43 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Field Museum

    One of the top natural history museums in the world featuring over 15 million artifacts and specimens. Visit Sue, the world's most complete and best preserved T-Rex, enjoy numerous nature exhibits and see a diverse array of new exhibits.

    312-922-9410 | http://fieldmuseum.org/
    1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
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  • First Private Car Chicago

    Private Car Service To Chicago Airport | O'Hare & Midway Black Car Car service to and from O'Hare airport, Midway airport and all private airports in the Chicago area. Available 24/7 for your business needs and special occasions like weddings, proms, birthday and bachelor parties.

    500 W Madison St #2100, Chicago, IL 60661
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  • Frederick C. Robie House

    Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece, one of the most significant buildings of the 20th century, according to the American Institute of Architects.

    312-994-4020 | http://gowright.org/
    5757 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
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  • Free Tours by Foot

    Offers tours of Chicago that operate on the pay-what-you-like model, meaning our guests determine what a tour was worth to them or what they could afford, even free!

    2231 North Kimball Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
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  • Goodman Theatre

    The Goodman Theatre is one of Chicago's leading cultural institutions and a theater with an international reputation for excellent on stage.

    170 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Hampton Majestic Chicago Theater District


    22 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • John Hancock Observatory

    Visit the 94th floor observatory for a panoramic view of Chicago. Lake Michigan and three surrounding states.

    312-751-3681 | http://jhochicago.com/
    875 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Lincoln Park Zoo

    More than 2,000 exotic and endangered species reside in one of the oldest zoos in the country. Enjoy the newly re-opened Farm-in-the-Zoo. Free.

    312-742-2000 | http://lpzoo.org/
    2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
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  • Lyric Opera of Chicago

    Lyric Opera of Chicago is recognized internationally as one of the great opera companies of our time.

    312-332-2244 | http://lyricopera.org/
    20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
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  • Magnificent Mile

    The world famous Magnificent Mile is a shopper's paradise with exclusive retail establishment, prestigious boutiques, critically-acclaimed restaurants and luxurious accommodations.

    312-642-3570 | http://gnmaa.com/
    North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60604
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  • Mexican Fine Art Center Museum

    Original works by Mexican artists from both sides of the border, performing arts and interactive educational workshops. Free.

    1852 West 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608
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  • Millennium Park

    Millennium Park offers dazzling music, art, landscape design and architecture- including the mammoth stainless-steel Cloud Gate sculpture- plus ice skating in the winter, splashing around in the interactive Crown Fountain during summer and alfresco dining from spring to fall. Free.

    201 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Museum of Contemporary Art

    The finest and most provocative contemporary art including sculpture, painting, photographs, video, music and dance.

    312-280-2660 | http://mcachicago.org/
    220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Museum of Science and Industry

    One of the country's preeminent centers for informal science and technology education; explore a walk-through human heart, learn about the burdens of our environment, view a variety of educational shows at the Omnimax Theater and much more.

    773-684-1414 | http://msichicago.org/
    57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637
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  • Navy Pier

    Chicago landmark with more than 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, restaurant, live entertainment and attractions: IMAX theater, glass enclosed botanical garden, Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows, carousel and 150 foot high Ferris Wheel.

    312-595-7437 | http://navypier.com/
    600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Pullman National Monument

    Diverse people whose stories intertwine here all sought opportunity. Some succeeded. Others were limited—by race, gender, economic status, or position. Their stories came together in the town of Pullman, a planned community famed for its urban design and architecture. Designed as a utopia—it was a place to provide workers with a safe community, a better standard of living, and free of social ills.

    , Chicago, IL
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  • Second City

    The starting point for many famous actors, directors, and writers. This organization has a signature brand of sociopolitical satire.

    312-377-3992 | http://secondcity.com/
    1616 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60614
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  • Shedd Aquarium

    Opened in 1929, the Shedd Aquarium is the World's Aquarium, and is one of the oldest public aquariums in the world. Exhibits include Caribbean coral reefs, Amazon and Pacific rocky coasts.

    312-939-2438 | http://sheddaquarium.org
    1200 South Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Shoreline Sightseeing

    For over 75 years Shoreline Sightseeing has been at the forefront of Chicago water tours.They offer tours of the shoreline, architecture, and even a fireworks tour that gives you the best seat in the city.

    600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Spertus Museum

    Judaic art, artifacts and exhibits spanning 5,000 years of Jewish history and culture.

    312-322-1700 | http://spertus.edu/
    610 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
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  • Steppenwolf Theatre

    A not-for-profit theater company comprised of 33 actors dedicated to the ensemble approach of dramatic arts. An internationally acclaimed theater. Steppenwolf Productions includes new plays, neglected works and established classics.

    312-335-1650 | http://steppenwolf.org/
    1650 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60614
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  • The Notebaert Nature Museum

    Connect to the world of nature and examine the relationship between people and nature, exploring the ways in which humans impact their environment. Featuring the Wildness Walk, a 28-foot greenhouse in the Butterfly Haven, Outdoor exhibits and more.

    773-755-5100 | http://naturemuseum.org/
    2430 North Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL 60614
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  • Wild Blossom Meadery and Winery

    Wild Blossom meads and wines are made with the freshest wildflower honey and choicest grapes and fruits. Each bottle of mead contains the nectar of two million flowers, which means ten or twenty million seeds were pollinated to continue the cycle of life.

    10033 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60643
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  • Willis Tower Skydeck

    Experience the panoramic view of Chicago from the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower

    233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
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  • Wrigley Field Tours

    Get an inside look at more than 97 years of history in this legendary ballpark. Guided tours may include visits to the press box, clubhouse, dugouts, and/or a chance to step on the field. Tours sell out fast, so get your tickets today!

    773-404-4734 | http://cubs.com
    1060 West Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60613
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Chicago Heights , IL

  • Christopher Art Gallery

    Located on the main compus of Prairie State College, hosts six to eight shows annually, featuring local, regional and national artists, as well as student works.

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights , IL 60411
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  • Drama Group

    The best community theatre. Produces six fabulous yearly shows in Chicago Southland for over 80 years.

    708-755-3444 | http://dramagroup.org/
    330 West 202nd Street, Chicago Heights , IL 60411
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  • Union Street Gallery & Studio Complex

    Host to 10 art exhibits per year, classes and workshops. There are 18 artists' studios to compliment the experience.

    1527 Otto Boulevard, Chicago Heights , IL 60411
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Cortland, IL

  • Bob's Outdoor Marine

    Huge showroom of Lund, Alumacraft and Skeeter boats.

    815-756-7402 | http://bobsmarine.com/
    280 West Lincoln Highway, Cortland, IL 60112
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  • Cortland Community Park

    Site of town festivals, has a baseball field, shelter house, and play equipment.

    815-756-3030 | http://cortlandil.org/
    70 South Llanos Street, Cortland, IL 60112
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  • Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural - Cortland

    This mural vividly conveys the early era of road construction in Cortland. An image of the area and the crew that were contracted to supply gravel for the pavement project are the designs main elements.

    55 West Lincoln Highway, Cortland, IL 60112
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Country Club Hills, IL

  • Country Club Hills Theater

    The Country Club Hills Theater is an intimate 2500 seat outdoor amphitheater located just 35 miles south of Chicago. Visit out website for details on who is performing.

    4116 West 183rd Street, Country Club Hills, IL 60478
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Crest Hill, IL

Creston, IL

  • Headon & Son, Inc.

    Family-operated market, proud of its small-town friendliness and dedication to quality.

    815-384-3620 | http://headons.com/
    103 South Main Street, Creston, IL 60113
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  • Lincoln Highway Interpretive Gazebo-Creston

    One of 16 gazebos across the Illinois Lincoln Highway that offer a unique and interactive way for visitors to learn the significance of the highway while enjoying stories of the early Lincoln Highway and its Illinois communities.

    110 North Main Street, Creston, IL 60113
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  • Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural-Creston

    Highlighted in the mural is one of the Lincoln Highway drinking fountains, an award given only in Illinois.

    101 North Main Street, Creston, IL 60113
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  • Rouge Wine Cellar

    Located in the small village of Creston, Rouge Wine Cellar is a unique shop in northern Illinois specializing in fine wines, gifts and imported pottery.

    105B South Main Street, Creston, IL 60113
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Crestwood, IL

  • Hollywood Park Family Entertainment Center

    Award-winning miniature golf, Hollywood Speedway go-kart track, arcade games, indoor bumper cars, indoor children's playland, rock wall, Hollywood Memorabilia, and cafe.

    5051 Cal Sag Road, Crestwood, IL 60439
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  • Windy City ThunderBolts Baseball

    Frontier League of professional baseball is affordable fun for the whole family.

    14100 South Kenton Avenue, Crestwood, IL 60445
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Crete, IL

  • Balmoral Park Race Track

    Built in 1926, the racetrack is Chicago's premier harness racing facility. View Live Harness racing, simulcast harness and thoroughbred racing from this newly remodeled rustic themed venue. Racing on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from 7-10PM. Club dining room, VIP room, casual grandstand or stable suite packages available.

    708-672-1414 | http://balmoralpark.com/
    26435 South Dixie Highway, Crete, IL 60417
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  • Balmoral Woods Country Club

    18-hole championship course cut thru 10,000 oak trees, with water hazards on 9 of 18 holes, complete clubhouse bar and restaurant.

    708-672-7448 | http://balmoralwoods.com/
    26732 South Balmoral Woods Drive, Crete, IL 60417
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  • Seecago Tours, Inc.

    Historical and sightseeing motorcoach day tours of Chicago and the suburbs.

    708-367-0875 | http://seecagotours.com
    87 Radnor Lane, Crete, IL 60417
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Crystal Lake, IL

  • Crystal Lake Main Beach

    Large swimming beach with beach house, concessions, shower rooms, picnic grove and playground. Summer concerts and year-round events.

    300 Lakeshore Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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  • Historic Downtown Crystal Lake

    Historic Downtown Crystal Lake has a wide variety of shopping, dining, services and entertainment to offer.

    815-479-0835 | http://downtowncl.org/
    downtown Crystal Lake, Crystal Lake, IL 60114
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  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park/Dole Mansion

    Where art meets history. Become immersed in the arts through music, painting, sculpture and more. Take a step back in time and experience the craftsmanship of the Civil War era at historic Dole Mansion.

    401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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  • Lippold Park Family Golf Center

    Includes two 18-hole miniature golf courses, driving range, putting green and pro shop. Visitors can also enjoy Lippold Park, a 310 acre park featuring 3+ miles of hiking/walking trails, disc golf course, baseball and softball fields and much more.

    1251 West Illinois Route 176, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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  • Raue Center for the Arts

    A center for visual and performing arts through education, creative expression, guidance, artistic nourishment, insight and inspiration, in a historic venue.

    815-356-9212 | http://rauecenter.org/
    26 North Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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  • Red Tail Golf Club

    18-hole championship golf course. Rated 4 stars by Golf Digest, 4.5 stars by Chicagoland Golf, and has been voted one of the best values in all of Illinois.

    815-477-0055 | http://redtailgolf.com/
    7900 Redtail Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60114
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  • Three Oaks Recreation Center

    A reclaimed quarry that has pristine waters and excellent fishing. Rent rowboats, canoes, kayaks, sailboats, and paddleboats from a rental marina. A grass picnic area and various overlooks provides patrons with breathtaking views of the water and lake islands. In addition, the facility offers hiking trails, a playground/spray park, and a concessions area and patio.

    815-459-2020 | http://crystallake.org/
    5517 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL 60114
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Northern Illinois Tourism 

Contact Details: 

Main address: 
8200 Fairgrounds Road, Lower Level61008Belvidere, IL 


Location Information: 

Explore Illinois! Countless festivals, farm tours, county fairs, orchards and our Northern Illinois Wine Trail, featuring over 30+ wineries for your tasting pleasure, are just some of the many ways that you can enjoy Illinois. Whatever you decide to do, these Chicago attractions are sure to please everyone. The possibilities are endless and will lead to countless memories.